Authorities ID body found under I-10 bridge

Man's body found east of Desert Center

DESERT CENTER, Calif. - The Riverside County Coroner's Office identified Friday a body found under an Interstate 10 freeway bridge east of Desert Center.

A passerby discovered the body of Christopher Gregory McIntire, 31, of Florence, Oregon Tuesday 5 miles east of Corn Springs Road on the freeway's south side.

The Coroner's release mentioned no word on a cause of death.

Officers began looking into the discovery after the body was reported just after 10:30 a.m. 

Riverside County Sheriff's Deputy Mike Vasquez said the body appeared to be a dead male. The coroner was called to the scene and a death investigation was begun. 

McIntire's body was found under the Alta Bridge Bridge along I-10, which is located about five miles east of Desert Center.

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